Lesson 4: Narration and Point of View

Writing Exercise

In one three-paragraph scene, practice moving from distant narration to close narration. In the first paragraph, set the scene with distant, “out-of-scene” narration. In the second paragraph, move “in-scene” to depict what the reader would see and hear if she were in the room with the characters. In the third paragraph, move even closer to depict the experience of a particular character.